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GRE Practice Test Verbal Reasoning Part 5




 
Questions and Solutions for GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 Part 5)

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These are explanations and step by step solutions for the second edition of the ETS Practice Book for the Paper-Based GRE Revised General Test (Verbal Reasoning Section 3).
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For each of Questions 15 to 19, select the two answer choices that, when used to complete the sentence, fit the meaning of the sentence as a whole and produce completed sentences that are alike in meaning.

GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 17)

17. In medieval philosophy every physical phenomenon is presumed to have some determinate cause, leaving no place for ___ in the explanation of particular events.
A. happenstance
B. chance
C. error
D. experience
E. context
F. miscalculation
GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 18)

18. Although the film is rightly judged imperfect by most of today’s critics, the films being created today are ___ it, since its release in 1940 provoked sufficient critical discussion to enhance the intellectual respectability of cinema considerably.
A. beholden to
B. indebted to
C. derivative of
D. based on
E. distinguishable from
F. biased against



GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 19)

19. The detective’s conviction that there were few inept crimes in her district led her to impute some degree of ___ to every suspect she studied.
A. deceit
B. acumen
C. duplicity
D. shrewdness
E. evasiveness
F. equivocation
For each of Questions 20 to 25, select one answer choice unless otherwise directed.
GRE Practice Test Second Edition. (Verbal Reasoning Section 3 solution for question 20)

20. According to the passage, the phenomenon of olfactory adaptation may cause individuals who are reexposed to an odorous environment after an extended absence to
A. experience a heightened perception of the odor B. perceive the odor as being less intense than it was upon first exposure C. return to their original level of perception of the odor D. exhibit a decreased tolerance for the odorous environment E. experience the phenomenon of adaptation in other sensory systems


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